Scharnhorst and Gneisenau



Scharnhorst and Gneisenau


Aerial vertical photograph showing a coastal town with docks on the coast and a river running through the middle. On the right open water with a breakwater in the top right corner pointing down. Above the river on the four large jetties point into the sea. Town buildings are on both sides of the river which goes right to left in the centre. The left end of the river has many ships moored on both sides. Below the river three docks pointing left and down. the bottom one has a large warship. At the bottom the bow of another ship moored alongside. Label with arrows point to the two ships with 'Scharnhorst' pointing at ship in dock and 'Gniesnoe [sic] ' at the bow of ship moored alongside. Photograph caption '622 W/642. 1.P.R.U. 27.5.41 F/20:R'. Captioned 'Brest'.



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One b/w photograph mounted on an album page


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Great Britain, Great Britain. Royal Air Force, and Great Britain. Royal Air Force. No 1 Photographic Reconnaissance Unit, “Scharnhorst and Gneisenau,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed April 21, 2024,

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